Earlier this month we had more freezing rain. Early in the morning, the dogs were surprised when they slipped on the ice – and the schools were either closed or they had a 2-hour delay.
Cee’s black & white photo theme this week is “found in nature,” which made me think of the ice that we woke up to…. Here are a few photos:
Also, as the dogs learned, ice on the ground is deceiving – because it does not look that slippery, but it is.
And if the temps fall too low, even salt and sand do not really help to clear the roads – and so the best thing to do is wait it out…. The best thing to do is to treat the dangerous ice with the respect it deserves and just wait for the temps to rise a bit.
This reminded me of a quote about ice, which I also heard earlier this month.
“The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.”
Oh – wait!! – That’s not it!! I was thinking of a different quote, one by John Dryden, the British poet from the 1600’s:
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray;
Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way:
Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on,
And see the dangers that we cannot shun.
by John Dryden
For more entires, cheek out Found in Nature.
Have a nice Monday.